Tanto in Koshirae.
Signature : Yoshimitsu (Not Guarantee)
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 23.0 cm or 9.05 inches.
Sori : 0 cm or 0 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.35 cm or 0.92 inches.
Kasane : 0.66 cm or 0.25 inches.
Era : Late Muromachi period.
Shape : Moroha Tsukuri Tanto.
Jigane : Ko-Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
Hamon : Nie deki, Gunome Midare and Togari Gunome Midare.
In Ha, there are Sunagashi. Boshi is Midarekomi shape.
Special feature: There are many sword smiths
who engrave “Yoshimitsu” in late Muromachi period.
This Yoshimitsu is not Yamashiro province.
But this blade was made around late Muromachi period.
The Yoshimitsu also exist in Yamato, Bizen, Tosa, Sanuki
and Bingo province. Unfortunately we do not guarantee this signature.
The blade is rare Moroha Tsukuri Tanto.
Koshirae : Aikuchi Koshirae is in good condition.
Fuchikashira: Yamagane plate.
Saya : Russet color Saya.
Menuki : Sun with gold color.
Kurikata: Silver, horse is engraved.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.